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    Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 40
    Authored by: capricorn1 on Monday, June 05 2006 @ 06:15 AM EDT
    Hi Guys

    Just finished listening to Podshock 40 and felt compelled to respond to a section of it.

    Maybe I heard it wrong but when you were reviewing to The Idiots Lantern it sounded like you were implying that The Queens Coronation in 1953 was the start of Television in the UK. Although it is true that this is the point in UK TV history that lots of people bought Televisions for first time to watch this event it is untrue that this was the start of TV in the UK.

    Don't forget, the world’s first public demonstration of a working TV took place in the Selfridges department store in London in 1925 by John Logie Baird.

    The BBC started Television broadcasts in 1936 and what is now known as BBC One was the world's first regular television service. For more information on this take a look at the Wikipedia article here:- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BBC_television

    Sorry if I've misinterpreted what you were saying and keep up the fantastic Podcasts!

    Cheers guys.

    PS - Although The Girl In The Firplace was very good I'd only give it a maximum of 4 Tardis Groans.